Seeking Land to Lease Near Eugene


Land Seeker Description

Hello! My small family (myself, husband, and 3 yr old daughter) would like to lease land near Eugene.

We currently have a small homestead and we’d like access to more land. We make soap and we’d like to grow herbs and botanicals to use in our soap. We are amateur farmers and still have much to learn, but our goal is to adopt permaculture practices on the land and grow a variety of fruits, veggies, herbs, and flowers. We would also raise chickens, bees, and potentially other animals for complete symbiosis on the farm. We have studied the methods of Eliot Coleman and Jean-Martin Fortier and will be implementing their techniques on any land we lease!

We would like enough space to have a garden and chickens. If there’s enough space for other animals, that would be a bonus, but not a requirement.

My husband built the cottage we live in almost from scratch! He has experience with house building, electrical, plumbing, general manual labor.

We are passionate about living an environmentally-friendly lifestyle and we are hard-working people. We would like to find land as soon as possible.

What features of the property are essential?

Access to water is necessary. If there are no structures on the property, we would need permission to build them (to house tools and animals).

Describe your farming experience

We currently farm on our small homestead. We are growing wheat, tomatoes, herbs, and a few other vegetables and flowers.

Are you currently farming?


What are your short term goals for the land

Learn a lot about farming and growing a variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers and how to raise different animals. Adopt permaculture practices on the land and implement Eliot Coleman's techniques.

What are your long term goals

To sell the things we grow on the land and turn a profit.

Describe your housing needs

We do not need housing. We will live offsite.

Additional Land Seeker Details

Regions interested in farming:
Central, South Willamette Valley, Neighboring States

Acreage desired:
1 - 5 acres

Seeking land access by:
January 3, 2022

Interested in raising the following crops / livestock:
Beans, Bees, Berries, Cattle, Dairy, Fiber Animals, Flowers, Goats, Grain, Herbs, Hogs, Mushrooms, Nursery Stock, Nuts, Orchard/Fruit, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Vegetables, Vineyard

Interested in these business arrangements:
Sale of Land, Lease-to-own, Lease with option to purchase, Lease for cash, Lease for trade, Partnership

Interested in these growing practices:
Organic, Not Certified, Conventional

Date when this profile was last modified or created:
January 5, 2022

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